Members & Leadership

 
Community Education & Dissemination Council (CEDC)

Zaccheus Ahonle, PhD
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Jerry R. Alliston, Ph.D.
Institute for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Katie Arnold, MS
Institute on Disability & Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Tanya Baker
Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD
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Skylar Bellinger
Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Mary Bostick, Ph.D.
Center on Disabilities and Human Development, UCEDD
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Robert Boy, BA, BFA
Oregon Institute on Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND
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Rachel Brady, PT,DPT, MS
Georgetown University Center for Child & Human Development, UCEDD
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Antonia Brathwaite Fisher, MA
Georgetown University Center for Child & Human Development, UCEDD
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Karan Burnette, MA, CCC, SLP
Partners for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD/LEND
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Karan Burnette, MA, CCC, SLP
Partners for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD/LEND
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Priscilla Carlson, BS/BA
JFK Partners/University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Robyn Carroll, MSW
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Lisa Cauble, M.S.W.
Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Julie Christensen, MSW, PhD
Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Gail Chödrön, PhD
Waisman Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Gay Clement-Atkinson, Ph.D.
Center for Disability Resources, UCEDD/LEND
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Erica Coleman, MS
University of Cincinnati UCE, UCEDD/LEND
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Alan Coulter, PhD
Partners for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD/LEND
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W. Alan Coulter, PhD
Louisiana State University Human Development Center - New Orleans, UCEDD/LEND
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Melina Danko, MS
Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Sarah Davidon, MEd
JFK Partners/University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, UCEDD/LEND
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June De Leon, M.Ed.
Guam Center for Excellence in Disabilities Education, UCEDD
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Alexis Deavenport-Saman, DrPH
USC, Childrens Hospital, UCEDD/LEND
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Alexis Deavenport-Saman, DrPH
The Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, DBP
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Zach DeBerry, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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David Deere, MSW, MTh
Partners for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD/LEND
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Sara DiRienzo, MA
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD
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Shelley Dumas, Ph.D.
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Elaine Eisenbaum, PhD
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Christina Espinosa Bard, MRC
Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD
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Celia Feinstein, MA
Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD
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Celia Feinstein, MA
Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD
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Teresita Fejarang, M.Ed.
Guam Center for Excellence in Disabilities Education, UCEDD
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Melissa Fenrick, M.S.W.
Center for Learning and Leadership, UCEDD/LEND
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Erin Amanda Flores
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Gabriela Freyre-Calish, MSW
A. J. Pappanikou Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Meg Gäg, M.S.
Center on Disabilities and Human Development, UCEDD
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Tom Gannon, MEd
University of Cincinnati UCE, UCEDD/LEND
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William Gaventa, MDiv
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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James Gleason, MS, PT
Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Pam Grau, BS
Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND
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Teresa Grossi, PhD
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD
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Gina Guarneri, MA
UC Davis at the MIND Institute, UCEDD/LEND
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Gina Guarneri, MA
University of California at Davis, DBP
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Yegin Habtes, Ph.D
Virgin Islands UCE, UCEDD
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Marilyn Hammond, PhD
Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Canyon Hardesty, MS
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD
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Angela Harnden, Ph.D.
Center for Learning and Leadership, UCEDD/LEND
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Jamie Hayhurst Marshall, MA
Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Liz Hecht
Waisman Center, UCEDD/LEND
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David Helm, PhD
Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND
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Janet Hess, DrPH
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Susan Hetherington, PhD
Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW
Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND
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Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW
Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND
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Michael Hoenig, MA
Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Sandra Horne, B.A, M.A.
The University of Maine, Center for Community Inclusion, UCEDD
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Donald Jackson, Ph.D.
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Dina Johnson, MA
JFK Partners/University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Jean Johnson,
Center on Disability Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Pablo Juarez, M.Ed., BCBA
Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND
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Richard Kiefer-O'Donnell, Ph.D Special Education
Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Michelle Kobus, M.Ed.
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Maggie Lawrence, MLIS
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Diane Lenz, MA
Institute for Human Development, UCEDD
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Jenna Lequia, Ph.D.
Westchester Institute for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Linda Madsen, MS
North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD
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Linda Madsen, MS
North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD
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Vyonda Martin, M.A.
Center for Learning and Leadership, UCEDD/LEND
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Mary Mercer, MS
North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD
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Susanna Miller-Raines, MSW
Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University, UCEDD/LEND
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Kerry Morse
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Heather Moutray
Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD
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Kelly Nye-Lengerman, MSW, PhD
Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND
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Kathleen Olson, PhD
Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Mary Anne Pallack, M.Ed.
The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, UCEDD
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Mary Anne Pallack, M.Ed.
The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, UCEDD
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Helen Panzironi, MSW
Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Vicki Pappas, PhD
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD
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Mette Pedersen, MEd, MA
Center for Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND
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Elizabeth Perkins, PhD, RNLD
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Rebecca Pretzel, Ph.D.
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Stacey Ramirez
Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University, UCEDD/LEND
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Debbie Reinhartsen, Ph.D.
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Debra Reinhartsen, Ph.D.
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Mindy Renfro, PT, PhD, DPT
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Ilka Riddle, PhD
University of Cincinnati UCE, UCEDD/LEND
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Stephen Rock, Ph.D.
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Sandra Root-Elledge, M.A.
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD
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Heidi San Nicolas, Ph.D.
Guam Center for Excellence in Disabilities Education, UCEDD
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Amy Sharp, Ph.D.
Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD
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Amy Sharp, PhD
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Joanne Siegel, LCSW
Rose F. Kennedy Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Sandra Sosa, EdD
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Janice Staehely
Oregon Institute on Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND
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Krysti Standley
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Stephen Sulkes, MD
Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Christine Sullivan, PhD
A. J. Pappanikou Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Kimmie Tang, Ed.D.
LoneStar, LEND
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Courtney Taylor, M.Div.
Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND
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Susan Thomas, M.Ed.
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Angela Tomlin, PhD
Riley Child Development Center - Indiana University, LEND
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Lana Warren, EdD, OTL
Kennedy Krieger Institute, UCEDD/LEND
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Andrea Witwer, PhD
The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Julie Wolter, PhD
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Julie Woodruff, AuD, CCC-A
Civitan International Research Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Tera Yoder, EdD
Partnership for People with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Scott Youngs, BS
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Council Leadership

ChairJerry Alliston, PhD: Coordinator for Community Inclusion, Volunteer Service, and Employment: Institute for Disability Studies, University of Southern Mississippi (601) 266-5979, email

Vice ChairSandra Horne, MA: Information Dissemination Coordinator, Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies, The University of Maine, (207) 581-1236, email 

SecretaryMelina Danko, MS: Information Dissemination/ Public Relations Manager, Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED), West Virginia University, (304) 293-7294, email